With the Independence Day holiday this last Thursday, I took advantage and made it into an extra-specially long weekend by taking Friday off from work. It was the best! On the 4th, Nathan was blessed with lots of homework so Dom and I left him at home with Pogi’s help while we went to the … Continue reading Sitting, Smiling, Bathing, Tubbing. Birds, Pogi, and Plenty of Fun!
Conference Weekend Cabin Contentment
We have officially taken our first trip with Dominic. At the wise age of 4 and a half months, he has now slept somewhere other than the hospital or his home. We spent a night at my parent's cabin in Midway with some family. That night was a bit of a disaster. Little man went … Continue reading Conference Weekend Cabin Contentment
Gettin’ Old Little Man
Remember how it was 72 degrees last week? Remember how we started to get excited for spring? Remember how this is FOOLISH and the poor plants that fall for this cruel trick FREEZE TO DEATH? You do? Good job then. Nice memory. It's kind of funny, I suppose, that one of the reasons I tell … Continue reading Gettin’ Old Little Man
Better Friends Than Fox & Hound
Little D Man is getting bigger now and gets to graduate from just floor time to sitting time. This means that Pogi is even more interested in him. Each new skill Dom masters means he is one step closer to throwing something. Pogi is anxiously awaiting his ability to throw cat toys down the hall. … Continue reading Better Friends Than Fox & Hound
Christmas Time is Here!
This is just to say... Christmas treats are delicious Too bad it won't be a white Christmas here But we should have blue skies, no inversion 🙂 We finally put up decorations and our tree this week Pogi has not eaten the tree or even knocked off one ornament (yet) Lots of time with family … Continue reading Christmas Time is Here!
Last Night’s Break In
Nathan installed a home security for us after 5 of our neighbors had break-ins and 1 was an attempted break-in. Hooray for security, right? It means that we can save money and no longer have to send Pogi to Attack Cat School. (Thanks to Randy for helping us get the equipment.) So with our set … Continue reading Last Night’s Break In
Watch Out For Cats In The Bathroom
"Remember when Pogi tried to paw at my pee?" ~Nathan
Looked Out The Window And… It’s Still Winter
The Elkins Fam* was taking a nap Sunday afternoon while DVR’d episodes of Mom playing for Music and the Spoken Word repeated on the TV. Seemed tranquil right? Curled up together on the couch with a soft blanket and Pogi would occasionally check on us, or on the blanket**. Do you know what you dream … Continue reading Looked Out The Window And… It’s Still Winter
Where’s Waldo’s Cat?
Enter the caption contest now! It’s so exciting isn’t it? If you need the rules for this supposed-to-be-weekly contest, click here: Caption Contest Rules Shmules. Last Contest’s Winner: Lindsey, who is now surviving the freezing cold of her new home state, Wisconsin. I am not jealous 🙂
Day 19: My Opinion on Cats and Dogs
Today's "Build a Better Blog" task asked me for my opinion. Seriously. It said, "Hey Larrie, what do YOU think?" when I opened the link. Wow. How'd it know my name? They must be tracking IP addresses over at that there Problogger. So what does it want my opinion on, you might ask? Anything I … Continue reading Day 19: My Opinion on Cats and Dogs